Getting Smart with Non-Woven Abrasives
Traditional covered abrasives are a cloth or paper support that has coarse grain “coated” or smeared on to one side. Nonetheless a non-woven belt is composed of an artificial substrate onto which slurry of resins and abrasive grains are set down. Non-woven abrasives are categorized into two categories, they are either scrim supported, which is also recognized as surface conditioning merchandises or non-scrim backed that is the surface finishing, or open web merchandises.
Scrim backed supplies are manufactured by needling artificial fibers into a woven source of monofilament threads recognized as the scrim. It appears a little bit like burlap. This creates a fuzzy textured substrate on a single side onto that a slurry of resins as well as abrasive grit are deposited.
Non-scrim, open web substances is identified by the absenteeism of the woven base
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